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The wild story behind how a photographer snapped one of the most amazing eclipse photos ever taken

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Courtesy of Jon Carmichael.
Astronomy photographer Jon Carmichael knew he wanted to capture 2017's total solar eclipse on camera - he just didn't quite know how.
Millions of Americans watched the event unfold last August, making it one of the most-photographed in history. And Carmichael felt the pressure.
He studied the eclipse's path, and realized that a Southwest Airlines flight from Portland to St. Louis would put him in the perfect geographical - and physical - location to photograph the event.
So he booked a ticket.
Keep reading to see how he achieved what's being hailed "the most...
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